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I've used the Vizio ones this year, purchased through Staples.

On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 10:45 AM, Rochelle Garfinkel <
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> Any specific suggestions for brand/models of $100 soundbars?
>
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> Rochelle Garfinkel, MLS
> Librarian & EdTech Integration Specialist
>
> *Marlboro School*
> *PO Box D*
> *2669 Rte 9*
> *Marlboro, VT 05344*
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> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 10:01 AM, Steve Ligett <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
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>> I go with soundbars. The music teacher refused a soundbar, but others
>> have embraced (or at least accepted) them. :-)
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 8:52 AM, Melissa Hayden-Raley at MTSD <
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>>> I've been getting $100 bluetooth soundbar speakers and wall-mounting
>>> them.  The desktop speakers have been disappearing out of rooms at night.
>>> I do a handful of rooms a year, working it into my replacement cycle.  The
>>> projectors' built-in speakers are just not workable for a classroom, and I
>>> feel like these are a necessary complement to my projector replacement
>>> cycle.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 8:39 AM, Robert Wickberg <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hmm, before I started this job 12 years ago, the school had bought lots
>>>> of PCs that came with "cheap, underpowered sets".  I've had a surplus of
>>>> them ever since I started, and whenever a teacher asks for a set, that's
>>>> what I give them, and I've never had any complaints.  A couple of teachers
>>>> have gotten Smartboard speakers with their smartboards, at $300 a pop.  Do
>>>> not buy those, if they break, Smart won't repair them,  If they're under
>>>> warranty, they'll send you a new set, otherwise they tell you to throw them
>>>> out and buy a new set.  Seriously?  Throw out $300 speakers after a year?!
>>>> When that happened, that teacher bought a very nice $99 sound bar from
>>>> Walmart, mounted it under the smart board, and is very happy with it.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 8:23 AM, Edith Fogarty <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> We use Koss UR10
>>>>> <https://www.koss.com/headphones/on-ear-headphones/ur10> for our
>>>>> student K-6.  They have a straight-cord with an adjustable headband.  We
>>>>> have ordered large lots of them from the Computer Supply People
>>>>> <http://www.computersupplypeople.com/> for less than $7 per pair.
>>>>> The one flaw that we have found is that the wire pulls out of the plug-in
>>>>> when plugged into our foam iPad cases, but we solved that with headphone
>>>>> jack extenders.
>>>>>
>>>>> Edith Fogarty
>>>>> Technology Integration Facilitator
>>>>> Bradford Elementary School
>>>>> 143 Fairground Rd
>>>>> Bradford, VT 05033
>>>>> 802.222.4077 x281
>>>>> 802.222.5196 fax
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2016 at 7:59 AM, Dave Hansen <[log in to unmask]>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Wise list folks:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> What is your recommendation for speakers that get the job done in a
>>>>>> classroom?  I've tried sets with subwoofers and satellite speakers, but
>>>>>> sometimes the cords are an issue.  Cheaper, underpowered sets aren't quite
>>>>>> loud enough.  Thoughts?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Dave Hansen
>>>>>> Technology Specialist
>>>>>> Southwest VT Supervisory Union
>>>>>>
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